Recent Examples of euthanize from the Web
Over the past several weeks, care staff noticed a gradual decline in his condition and decreased response to medications, concluding in the difficult decision to euthanize him.
There is no evidence of a homicide, WTVR reports, and the sheriff’s office will look to euthanize the pit bulls.
Private citizens can bring in feral cats on their own and pay for their surgeries, but the city does not have a TNR policy and mandates the GBHS euthanize all feral animals captured.
The decision to euthanize the dogs was made by the shelter’s executive director and a small committee, according to Beeson.
Even though Tony was old for a tiger, the decision to euthanize him was hard, Sandlin said in a telephone interview.
Auditors seemed unimpressed, writing a rebuttal that said the change would not be sufficient to demonstrate that the department does not euthanize adoptable animals.
Counties that saw more hurricane damage or have shelters that don’t euthanize for space were particularly hard hit.
Despite having some good days, the bad ones outnumbered them, so caretakers decided to euthanize him Tuesday, according to a zoo statement.
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Origin and Etymology of euthanize
First Known Use: 1873See Words from the same year
medical Definition of euthanize
- the dog was euthanized at the owner's request
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